Redmi Y1 Price, Specifications

Xiaomi smartphone has been always the choice for any mobile buyer. However, customers prefer to buy Xiaomi’s Redmi phone because they are affordable. You can easily buy the phone with excellent features. Beyond this, Xiaomi is also making products like fitness trackers, tablets, and air purifiers. The company has grown its sale in the Indian Market. Recently, Xiaomi’s cashback offer and features are giving stiff competition to the Indian brands. Recently, Xiaomi has launched a new smartphone Redmi Y1. This is one of the best Smartphone with all brand new features.

The Redmi Y1 is quite similar to the Redmi Note 5A Prime, which is recently launched in the Chinese market. Redmi Y1 will be available in two variants, with the different memory. One Xiaomi Redmi Y1 will be costing Rs 10,999 with large storage of 64 GB. Other variants, Redmi Y1 with the storage of 32 GB will be costing Rs. 8,999. The display resolution of the phone will be 720*1280 pixels, updated with the latest operating system of Android 7.0. Definitely, such excellent feature and the 16-megapixel front camera can force anyone to buy the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. Choose the phone according to your taste of colour. The phone will be available in two colour- Gold and Dark Grey.

Recently, you got an overview of the Redmi Y1. Check below each detail of the phone from design to the 3,080 mAh battery.

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Redmi Y1 Price and Date

Mobile VariantsLaunch DatePrice
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (4GB+64GB)8 Nov 2017Rs. 10,999
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (3GB+32GB)8 Nov 2017Rs. 8,999

It is available in two RAM options: 3GB and 4GB. While the 3GB RAM variant comes with 32GB of internal memory, the 4GB RAM Redmi Y1 variant comes with 64GB RAM. The Redmi Y1 starts at Rs 8,999 and goes all the way to Rs 10,999.

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Redmi Y1 Key Specifications

Network Mode2G, 3G, 4G
SIM TypeDual Sim (Nano-SIM)
Screen Size5.5-inch (13.9 cms)
Display Resolution720x1280 pixels
ColoursGold, Dark Grey
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Front Camera16-megapixel
Storage32 GB
Ram3 GB
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 435
CPU Processor1.4GHz octa-core
Skin MIUI 9
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0
Battery3,080 mAh


The Redmi Y1 look like stretched out Redmi 4A. The phone comes with an all-plastic body and curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front. A metal body or the lack of it isn’t necessarily a deal breaker, especially in this price segment, although it would have been nice if the Redmi Y1 came with one like the Redmi 4 for some added differentiation with the Redmi Y1 lite. What’s important and surprising is that Redmi Y1 is beautiful and very ergonomic. The phone, just so you know, have a slightly metallic finish on the back that’s smooth to the touch and because the rear seamlessly wraps around their front, the phone feels all the more comfortable in the hands.


The Redmi Y1 comes with an always-on fingerprint scanner on the back (which works well most of the time unless you have greasy or sweaty fingers). The Redmi Y1 come with a 5.5-inch HD screen with 720p resolution. The phone comes with an inbuilt reading mode that turns colours to the warmer end of the spectrum for night-time reading.


  • Front Camera: The Redmi Y1 comes with a whopping 16-megapixel camera on the front with an LED flash and smart photo-editing tricks courtesy MIUI 9.
  • Rear Camera: On the camera front, the phone comes with the 13-megapixel camera on the rear with f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus along with an LED flash.

Core Engine

The Redmi Y1 is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU. Redmi Y1 run Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 software.

Other Highlighted Features

  • Redmi Y1 supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE and VoLTE.
  • It comes with dedicated slots for two SIMs and one micro-SD.
  • This phone has IR-blaster that can be used (in tandem with the Mi Remote app or even some third-party solutions) to control smart home appliances.

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